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ICSID Review Student Writing Competition 2013- Law

ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) is pleased to announce the annual ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal Student Writing Competition. Current law students are invited to submit articles on a procedural or substantive issue in international investment arbitration by July 1, 2013 at 11:59PM EST. The author of the winning submission will receive a cash prize of US$1,000.00 and will have his or her essay published in a future issue of the ICSID Review.

Contest Prize
The author of the winning submission will receive a cash prize of US$1000.00. In addition, the essay will be published in the Future issue of the ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal.

Deadline
All submissions must be received by Midnight (EST) on July 1 2013.

Submission Guideline
Entries should address a procedural or substantive issue in international investment arbitration. The papers must be written in one of the Centre’s three official languages: English, French or Spanish, and must have a length of between 10-15 pages including footnotes, if used. All conclusions by the author, other than the author’s opinions, should be documented to the extent practicable by detailed footnotes.

Eligibility
Contestants must be individuals currently enrolled in the study of law at the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level.

Judging
A panel of five experts in the field of international investment arbitration will determine the winner of the competition by evaluating each entry’s originality, persuasiveness, accuracy and clarity.

For more details about this essay contest, rules and article submission guidelines please see the Student Writing Competition web page.